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March 14, 2007

Obituaries for 3/14/2007



LYLA M. REEVES



GLEN WILLOW, OH - - Lyla M. Reeves, age 93, died on Tuesday, March 6, 2007, at St. Vincent Charity Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.

Born July 20, 1913 in Ft. Myers, Fla., she was a twin daughter of Ira G. and Carrie (Saylor) Loe. Mrs. Reeves was formerly of Crystal Lake in Andover, Ohio, Marietta and Chesterland, Ohio and wintered in Bradenton, Florida.

A 1931 graduate of East High School in Cleveland, she was employed for many years as a bookkeeper and secretary for Kent State University.

She was a member of the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Andover, Ohio; the Daughters of American Revolution in Bradenton, Florida, where she served as a Regent; and a member of the Order of Eastern Star in Marietta, Chesterland, Ohio.

She enjoyed reading, gardening, flowers, cats, and baking Christmas cookies to share with friends and family.

Mrs. Reeves married Frank Irwin Reeves on Oct. 4, 1941. He preceded her in death on May 5, 1991. She was also preceded in death by her twin sister, Lyda E. Sisson, and sisters, Lois Marr and Leona Loe.

She is survived by a daughter, Susan E. (Alfred) Lawther of Aurora, Ohio; a son, Kevin L. (Kathleen) Reeves of Bridgeport, Washington; a grandson, Richard A. Lawther of Lyndhurst, Ohio; and a granddaughter, Jennifer L. (Phillip) Lawther-Lankford of Aurora, Ohio.



Funeral Services will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 16, 2007, at BAUMGARDNER FUNERAL HOME, 134 Prospect St., Andover, Ohio. Burial of cremated remains will take place in Maple Grove Cemetery in Andover at the convenience of the family.



Calling Hours will be held on Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. until the time of service.



The family suggests in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to First Congregational United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 177, Andover, Ohio 44003.

Guestbook available at www.baumgardnerfuneralhome.com.

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